The 2021 International Pizza Challenge Winners are…

Congratulations to the winners of this year’s International Pizza Challenge winners.

TRADITIONAL DIVISION

Finals

1st – Andy Brown, Andy’s Pizza, Washington, DC, 24.57

2nd – David Solum, Dempsey’s Brewery, Watertown, SD, 23.53

3rd – Joe Hernandez, Mia Marco’s Pizza, Cibolo, TX, 22.72

 

Southwest Region

1st – Joe Hernandez, Mia Marco’s Pizza, Cibolo, TX, 22.72

2nd – Daniel Saccone, Saccone’s Pizza and Subs, Leander, TX, 21.96

3rd – Brad Bean, Pizaro’s Pizza Napoletana, Houston, TX, 21.85

 

Northeast Region

1st – Andy Brown, Andy’s Pizza, Washington, DC, 24.67

2nd – John Vigliotti, Peppino’s, Syracuse, NY, 21.37

3rd – Joe Cicala, Cicala at the Divine Lorraine, Philadelphia, PA, 21.11

 

Southeast Region

1st – Joe Carlucci, Valentina’s Pizzeria and Wine Bar, Madison, AL, 21.48

2nd – Brad Beam, Joe’s NY Pizza and Pasta, Palm Coast, FL, 21.22

3rd – Charlie Emrich, Emricci Pizzeria, Locust, NC, 20.57

 

Northwest Region

1st – David Solum, Dempsey’s Brewery, Watertown, SD, 23.53

2nd – Bill Crawford, Righteous Slice, Rexburg, ID, 20.15

3rd – Carson Stemper, Office Bar & Grill, Madison, SD, 19.03

 

International Region

1st – Ludovico Hernandez, Ludo Pizza, Teguciaglpa, Honduras, 18.98

2nd – Allison Laroux, Amadio’s Pizza, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, 17.16

 

Midwest Region

1st – Giovanni Labbate, Billy Bricks Wood Fired Pizza, Schaumburg, IL, 20.4

2nd – Ali Afshar, Oley’s Pepperoni Cannoli, De Pere, WI 20.10

3rd – Nino Del Greco, Pizza Del Nino, Macomb, Michigan 18.45

 

 

NAPOLETANA

1st – Alfredo Pappalardo, Buona Forchetta, San Diego, California 21.84

2nd – Lucas Parra Torrejon, Pizza DiLuca,  21.13

3rd – Joe Cicala, Cicala at the Divine Lorraine, Philadelphia, PA, 21.11

 

 

NON-TRADITIONAL DIVISION

Finals

1st – Ed Barbeau, Pisanos Pizza, Bend, OR, 29.91

2nd – Carmela Cataldo, Antonio’s Italian Ristorante, Elkhart, IN, 29.78

3rd – Derek Sanchez, Mia Marco’s Pizza, Cibolo, TX, 28.23

 

Southwest Region

1st – Derek Sanchez, Mia Marco’s Pizza, Cibolo, TX, 28.23

2nd – Ali Haider, 786 Degree Wood Fired Pizza Co, Sun Valley, CA, 27.57

3rd – Lars Smith, State of Mind Public House & Pizzeria, Los Altos, CA, 27.53

 

Northeast Region

1st – Eric Von Hansen, Caliente Pizza & Draft House, Pittsburgh, PA, 28.01

2nd – Pete Tolman, Iron Born Pizza, Pittsburgh, PA, 24.89

3rd – Sam Musolino, Sammy’s Pizzeria, Niagara Falls, NY, 23.65

 

Southeast Region

1st – Enzo Palombino, Boombozz’s Pizza, Louisville, KY, 27.20

2nd – Joseph Streeter, The Nona Slice House, Safety Harbor, FL, 24.98

3rd – Johnny Hunt, Big City Pizza, Nicolasville, KY,  24.71

 

Northwest Region

1st – Ed Barbeau, Pisanos Pizza, Bend, OR, 29.91

2nd – Collin Gesterling, Cascadia Pizza Co, Maple Valley, WA, 27.28

3rd – Sean Dempsey, Dempsey’s Brewery,  Watertown, SD, 23.37

 

International Region

1st – Danielle Gagliotta, Naples Italy, 26.99

2nd – Thomas Schneider, Winnipeg, MB, Canada, 26.26

3rd – Joe Leroux, Amadio’s Pizza, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, 26.16

 

Midwest Region

1st – Carmela Cataldo, Antonio’s Italian Ristorante, Elkhart, IN, 29.78

2nd – Anthony Scardino, Professor Pizza, Chicago, IL, 26.20

3rd – Daulton Cornell, Six Hundred Downtown, Bellefontaine, OH, 25.19

 

 

PAN DIVISION

1st – Ryan Ososky, DTown Pizzeria, West Hollywood, CA,  87.48

2nd – Nicolas Banker, Upper Crust Pizza, Akron, OH, 85.23

3rd – Aurelio Petra, Rosie Pizza Bar, Brooklyn, NY, 85.04

 

 

Pizza Maker of the Year

Nicolas Banker, Upper Crust Pizza, Akron, OH,

 

Best of the Best Winner 

Nino Coniglio, Brooklyn Pizza Crew, Brooklyn, NY

 

First Ever Italian Sandwich Challenge Results are in!

1st – Ismale Romaro, Ellis Island Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, NV, 27.93

2nd – Giancarlos Facciuto, PIZZILLO, PIZZA PASTA PANINI, Miami, FL 33166, 27.22

3rd – Mossimo Mannino, MARABELLA PIZZA, Winterville, NC 25.15